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  1. Running on low oil/inconsistent dipstick reading

    General E46 Forum
    Hey all, Very new to owning an E46 so I had some questions. I checked my oil not too long ago (just a few days or so) and the level was fine so I was a little worried when my oil level sensor light came on when I turned my car off in a parking lot at school today. Even though I know that my oil...
  2. Oil dipstick tube install

    General E46 Forum
    So I just replaced my ccv lines which was a bitch and I'm putting my car back together. I can't find the hole to put the dipstick tube in. Please help
  3. Dipstick not reading correctly?

    General E46 Forum
    So, I did my searching with no luck at all on the topic but anyways, here it goes. Yesterday my oil level light came on, I know that my oil level indicator tricks me quite often (I know how often these things go bad), however I went to check my oil to be safe and it read low... There was also...
  4. no oil on dipstick 330i

    General E46 Forum
    Bought the car salvaged the engine was dry put some oil in there and a new filter but there no oil on the dipstick anybody know why this could be? The car was sitting idk for how long but its in the months range Thanks for looking! Any input is greatly appreciate
  5. Oil Leak at base of dipstick

    General E46 Forum
    Hello folks. I need expert help, please. I have 325i 2002 vintage, manual. It sprung a leak recently kind of weird: oil get pushed from the oil pan through the o-ring of the dipstick tube. First I thought I damaged that o-ring last year when I was replacing CCV. So I went and replaced that...
  6. Engine Oil Dipstick Plastic Broke Off While Checking Oil Level

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    This morning on my way to work, the yellow Oil Level Light illuminated after I shut off my 2001 BMW 330Ci coupe. While the engine was still warm, I pulled the oil dip stick out to check the fluid level. When I went to wipe the existing oil off and put the stick back in, I noticed the little...
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